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  1. China confronts terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Ethnic Uighurs prepare for their Friday prayer outside a mosque in Urumqi, China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, Friday, May 23, 2014. Three hundred Chinese citizens, members of the country's Uighur ethnic group, have recently traveled to the Middle East to join Islamic State.

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  2. China's Crackdown on Uighurs Gaining Notice as Violence ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Armed Chinese paramilitary policemen march past the site of an explosion outside the Urumqi South Railway Station in Urumqi in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 1, 2014. An ongoing, sometimes bloody, conflict between minority communities in northwestern China and Beijing is starting to receive international attention, despite the silence of China's own media .

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  3. Lawmakers revise China's draft Counterterrorism LawRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Lawmakers on Thursday suggested revisions to the draft of China's first Counterterrorism Law. [ A bi-monthly session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress gave a second reading to the draft law, coining a narrower definition of the term "terrorism".

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  4. Armed Chinese police patrol near the exit of Urumqi's South Railway...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Armed Chinese police patrol near the exit of Urumqi's South Railway Station after last May's bomb and knife attack in Xinjiang, which left three people dead. Photo: Reuters The draft is currently under second review by the standing committee of the National People's Congress , the top legislature, which began its regular session yesterday.

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  5. Lawmakers weigh China's draft anti-terrorism lawRead the original story

    Wednesday | Xinhuanet

    Chinese lawmakers began reviewing draft legislation for the country's first anti-terrorism law on Wednesday, to better counter terrorist activity while protecting citizens' rights. The draft proposal, which comes weeks after fatal attacks in Paris, France, and Copenhagen, Denmark, is China's latest attempt to address terrorism at home and help maintain world security.

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  6. Define and Conquer: China and CounterterrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | China Digital Times

    For example, that the prominent Xinjiang economist Ilham Tohti was sentenced on Sept. 2014 to a life sentence on the baseless charges of "separatism" suggests Beijing's agenda has little to do with upholding human rights.

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  7. Texas Doctors Optimistic Of High Chances Of Survival For Conjoined Twins After Separation SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | International Business Times

    Twenty-four-day-old conjoined twin boys are seen at Urumqi Children's Hospital in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, September 10, 2013. The twins are currently sharing one heart and one kidney and are undergoing consultation from Shanghai experts on September 12, 2013, according to local media.

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  8. Magnitude 5 quake hits Xinjiang, no casualties yetRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Xinhuanet

    An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale hit Shawan County, in Tacheng Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at 2:42 p.m.on Sunday, the China Earthquake Networks Center reported. The epicenter was monitored at 44.1 degrees north latitude and 85.7 degrees east longitude at a depth of 4 km, according to the CENC.

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  9. Inside China: Zhou Yongkang cronies executed for 'gangster crimes'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Washington Times

    A Chinese mining tycoon, his brother and three associates were executed Feb. 9 in China for "gangster crimes." But it is clear the tycoon's association with China 's former security czar Zhou Yongkang was the real reason for their fate.

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  10. Stansel-An EngagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Steve and Debra Stansel of Conway are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Jon-Stephen Stansel, to Yi "Annie" An, both of Conway. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jianying Jiao and Chengshan An, both of Urumqi, China.

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  11. 39 Hours Inside The Biggest Human Migration On EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Switched

    Looking across this sea of anxious faces, it's easy to forget this is a holiday. Knotted brows frame weary eyes in a crowd as deep as a football field, all of them waiting to catch a train out of Beijing.

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  12. China Focus: Traditions light up Lunar New YearRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Xinhuanet

    Food is an important part of New Year celebration. In northern China, dumplings are indispensable on New Year's eve and the first meal of the New Year.

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  13. Chinese Imams Forced to DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Peninsula

    URUMQI In another crackdown on religious freedoms, China has forced the imams of eastern Muslim majority district of Xinjiang to dance in the street, and swear to an oath that they will not teach religion to children as well telling them that prayer is harmful to the soul. During the incident, reported by World Bulletin, Muslim imams were forced to brandish the slogan that "our income comes from the CKP not from Allah".

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  14. Reunion repays debt of gratitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | China Daily

    Turgonjan Maola now works as an assistant at his son's nan shop in Xinjiang. His son, Dalixat, continues the family's nan business, and he helps his father to track down the two landlords in Suzhou and Shanghai.

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  15. Chinese calendars' days are numberedRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Central Ohio

    The Chinese New Year starts this week. So it's time for people here to get a new calendar - and a dose of propaganda, ranging from the importance of the government's "one child" policy to the virtues of President Xi Jinping.

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  16. Car crashes into US Consulate in ShanghaiRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | China Daily

    A car crashed into the guardrail of the Consulate General of the United States in Shanghai late Thursday, injuring a Chinese armed police guard. In a statement released early Friday, Shanghai police said the car, a black Toyota sedan with license plate registered in Southeast China's Fujian province, drove along the South Urumqi Road before it suddenly veered right to hit the guardrail of the side entrance of the consulate at 9:43 pm.

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  17. China nears launch of hack-proof - quantum communications' linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | MarketWatch

    This may be a quantum-leap year for an initiative that accelerates data transfers close to the speed of light with no hacking threats through so-called "quantum communications" technology. Caixin is a Beijing-based media group dedicated to providing high-quality and authoritative financial and business news and information through periodicals, online and TV/video programs.

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  18. Caixin Online: China nears launch of hack-proof 'quantum communications' linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | MarketWatch

    This may be a quantum-leap year for an initiative that accelerates data transfers close to the speed of light with no hacking threats through so-called "quantum communications" technology. Caixin is a Beijing-based media group dedicated to providing high-quality and authoritative financial and business news and information through periodicals, online and TV/video programs.

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  19. China seeks compensation from Mexico after high-speed project suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | China Daily

    A CRH train that runs on Lanzhou-Urumqi High-Speed Railway stops at Urumqi South Railway Station in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on Dec 26, 2014. Cai Zengle / Xinhua China is demanding that Mexico adequately compensate Chinese companies that bid on a proposed high-speed railway in the North American country, a project the Mexican government just announced it would suspend because of falling oil prices.

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  20. China takes 10 percent of exports of global railway equipment in '14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The China Post

    China's railway equipment exports accounted for 10 percent of global market share in 2014, said Wang Xiaotao, vice minister of the National Development and Reform Commission, on Friday. Total exports of railway equipment hit US$4 billion in 2014 and major markets include Asia, South Africa and Latin America, said Wang at a press conference.

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